May 8, 1999
Live from the Fitzgerald Theater, with Norwegian pianist Morten Gunnar Larsen performing ragtime and early jazz and blues legend Charlie Musselwhite.

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Recorded on May 8, 1999, from St. Paul, Minnesota.
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00:56Opening Credits
02:49GK Talk about Rutabagas, Hidden Words
05:38Begin the Beguine
12:43Applause - GK Segue
13:02Mom Script
21:52Rocking Alone in Her Old Rocking Chair
25:17Applause GK Intro Morten Gunnar Larsen
26:23Applause- GK Talk with Morten
28:05More Applause
28:12Norwegian Rag #1
31:26Applause-Morten Talks About Jelly Roll Morton Tune
35:15Applause, GK Back Announce
35:44Silver Lining (While We're Young)
49:07Applause - GK Intro Charlie Musselwhite
53:19Applause - Charlie Intro Next Tune
53:39Voodoo Garden
57:38Applause, GK Talk with Charlie
59:55If I Should Have Bad Luck, Honey
102:54Applause - GK Segue to Intermission
103:21Runnin' Wild
107:17Welcome Back to the Second Half
110:33Applause-GK Forward Promote Greetings, Talk with Vern
115:21Miss Manners Song
118:03Applause - GK Talk with Morten
119:46Don't You Leave Me Here
123:54Applause-GK Back Announce
141:21Prairie Home Companion Blues
142:21My Time Someday
144:46Applause - GK Talk with Charlie - GK Intro Sad Song
145:36A Picture from Life's Other Side
150:46Lundberg Counseling Agency
152:53Virtual Fishing
154:23Final Credits
156:30Won't You Come Home, Bill Bailey? Piano 6 Hands

  • Silver Lining
  • Mother's Day
  • Lundberg Counseling Agency
  • Beebopareebop Rhubarb Pie
  • Virtual Fishing
  • Ketchup Advisory Board

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